Plant ID forum: ID Please

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Name: Mima
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sfrangu
Mar 16, 2013 9:41 PM CST
Cansomebody help me ID this plant? Unfortunately this is the only picture I got.


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Name: Jay
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Horntoad
Mar 16, 2013 11:47 PM CST
The only thing that comes to mind is Dracaena marginata 'Tricolor'.


Dragon Tree (Dracaena marginata 'Tricolor')

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JRsbugs
Mar 17, 2013 6:12 AM CST
I thought variegated Cordyline! They branch out if chopped.

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JRsbugs
Mar 17, 2013 6:20 AM CST
On second looks, I think you are correct with Dracaena Jay. The leaves are not very long, and more upright.

Look at Dracaena marginata 'Bicolor' ..

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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Mar 17, 2013 8:40 AM CST
It looks like D. marginata 'Bicolor' to me too. Dracaena also will branch when pruned.

I get them mixed up, I've had one labeled Tricolor and this little one was labeled as "Bi-Color":
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Name: Jay
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Horntoad
Mar 17, 2013 9:56 AM CST
'Bicolor' looks like another good possibility.
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Mar 17, 2013 3:16 PM CST
My little one labeled D. marginata 'Bicolor' looks just like a large one I planted in the ground at our old house that was labeled D. marginata 'Tricolor'. I wonder if different nurseries just put different names on them? I have a large Dracaena marginata, the Red-edged Dracaena with dark green leaves with red margins.
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purpleinopp
Mar 18, 2013 10:16 AM CST
I'm inclined to think that, Lin. I'm kind of a Drac-o-phile and never heard of bicolor except in the PATSP blog article. Does anyone have a reliable source comparing leaves of 2 different plants, bicolor and tricolor, or at least describing the stripes? Not at all that Mr. S. isn't reliable, just that the pictured plant can't really be seen closely enough to compare leaf stripes with my bifocals, there is flash glare, and he is just reporting what's on the tag. AFAIK, tricolor has red edges, white next to that, then green, and often a thin white stripe in the middle.
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